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Atkins Overview

London, England
10000+ employees
1938
Company - Public (ATK)
Consulting
£2 to £5 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

AECOM, CH2M, Arup

Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin group, is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

Clients approach us for transformative solutions, whether it’s creating something new or finding ways ... Read more

Atkins Reviews

  • "Great start, needs clear progression"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transport Planner in Bristol, England
    Current Employee - Transport Planner in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    All the best projects, great culture, work life balance

    Cons

    Large company, corporate structure, poor progression

    Advice to Management

    Clear path to advancement

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Atkins Photos

Atkins photo of: WS Atkins - Project - Songjiang Shimao Hotel
Atkins photo of: Supporting our veterans every step of the way!
Atkins photo of: The Atkins team at the Aberdeen Corporate Games
Atkins photo of: Our new graduates!
Atkins photo of: Celebrating 'Green Birthday's'!
Atkins photo of: Proud to Build - Bristol Pride 2019
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Atkins Interviews

Experience

Experience
73%
15%
12%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
67%
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Difficulty

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    Placement Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Atkins.

    Interview

    I applied through Year in Industry, a scheme by Engineering Development Trust. I asked the admin people to send over my CV to the company. In this case, the Rotherham based nuclear division. Was called for an interview soon after.

    Interview Questions

    • All questions were very straighforward. The interviewers were genuinely interested to help you work through questions, especially technical questions. All technical questions were structural based. Draw bending moment diagrams, resolve forces and find moments in different structures. Competency questions included how you manage when many deadlines are coming up together soon.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There wasn't one

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Atkins Awards & Accolades

  • Top 30 Best Big Companies 2017, The Sunday Times (UK), 2017
  • Top 100 Graduate Employers 2018-2019, The Times, 2018
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